OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
As a VA physician, your opportunities are endless.
With many openings in the multiple functions of VA, you will have a wide range of opportunities at your fingertips.
Not only is it the largest, most technologically advanced integrated health care system in the nation, but we also provide many other services to Veterans through the Benefits Administration and National Cemeteries.
VA encourages persons with disabilities to apply VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life.
VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities.
For more information on the Department of Veterans Affairs, go to http://www.vacareers.va.gov/. The Southern Arizona VA Health Care System honors America's Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.
Are YOU the one?
We expect members of the SAVAHCS team to continually meet the VISN 22 Quality Standards.
Safety: SAFETY comes first!
Kindness: Treat Veterans, families, guests and SAVAHCS team members with compassion, respect and dignity.
Performance Excellence: Give your personal best and strive to "exceed expectations." Presentation: Demonstrate professionalism, positive attitude and passion.
Stewardship: Accept responsibility for the duties entrusted to you, maintain the environment and support the SAVAHCS tradition of exceptional health care.
Basic Requirements: 1. Must be proficient in written and spoken English.
2. Degree of doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree resulting from a course of education in medicine or osteopathic medicine.
3. Current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine or surgery in a State, Territory, or Commonwealth of the United States, or in the District of Columbia.
4. Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
Preferred Experience: Board certified or board eligible inOrthopedic Surgery.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social).
Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.
You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Reference: VA Regulations, specifically VA Handbook 5005, Part II, Appendix G-2 Physician Qualification Standard.This can be found in the local Human Resources Office.
US Citizens and Non Citizens